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Thanks Obama: Obama blamed for Kingsport counterfeiting

Thanks Obama: Obama blamed for Kingsport counterfeiting

July 13th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

She then told officers she read online that President Obama had made a new law that permitted her to print her own money because she is on a fixed income, the report stated.

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BOE rejects closing alternative school, cutting truancy officer position

BOE rejects closing alternative school, cutting truancy officer position

July 13th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County school board members agreed Thursday that when it comes to closing the alternative school and cutting a truancy officer, the number don't add up.

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Clinch School teacher on national Poverty in Education' panel

Clinch School teacher on national Poverty in Education' panel - VIDEO

July 13th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Thursday the Hawkins County Board of Education recognized Brittney Maness, who was one of seven educators selected to sit on a panel for the recent ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) "Whole Child Symposium."

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Scott County agencies work together to rescue family from river

Scott County agencies work together to rescue family from river

July 13th, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

"It happened down River Road, right outside the town limits of Weber City. There's a part of the creek where, normally, when the water is low, you could ford across. Most of the time, the water here is below your knees, maybe a half a foot deep,"

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Laurel Run Park to host inaugural 27 hole disc golf tourney

Laurel Run Park to host inaugural 27 hole disc golf tourney

July 13th, 2015 5:30 pm by Joe Lindsey

Proceeds from the July 19 tournament will help pay for additional tee pad installation and a proposed nine-hole course expansion.

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Preaching to the cars: Local church offers drive-in service

Preaching to the cars: Local church offers drive-in service

July 13th, 2015 5:00 pm by Dylan Chesser, NET News Service

"It's open to anybody who wants to come," said Scott Thompson, associate pastor in charge of spiritual growth and ministering logistics for University Parkway Baptist. "It's very non-threatening."

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Possible severe weather headed this way, NWS says

Possible severe weather headed this way, NWS says

July 13th, 2015 4:29 pm by Staff report

Damaging straight-line winds of 60-70 mph will be the biggest threat from the weather system, according to the weather service, along with large hail and heavy rainfall. "An isolated tornado cannot be ruled out," NWS said in the weather statement.

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Boy Scouts executive committee OKs ending ban on gay leaders

Boy Scouts executive committee OKs ending ban on gay leaders

July 13th, 2015 4:00 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

The executive committee of the Boy Scouts of America has unanimously approved a resolution that would end the organization's blanket ban on gay adult leaders and let individual scout units set their own policy on the long-divisive issue.

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Natural Tunnel State Park set to host Railroad Day

Natural Tunnel State Park set to host Railroad Day

July 13th, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

Natural Tunnel State Park and Norfolk Southern Railroad will partner to celebrate the history of the railroad and promote railroad safety this weekend.

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Insult hurled at girlfriend ends in two brothers arrested for aggravated assault

Insult hurled at girlfriend ends in two brothers arrested for aggravated assault

July 13th, 2015 3:18 pm by Nick Shepherd

Logan told police that when he and his girlfriend arrived home, Robert confronted the pair and accused the girl of stealing $150, then allegedly called her a "trifling slut."

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